Posted on December 17, 2014 – 3:36 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, World Of Collectibles | 1952 Topps, baseball cards, Bob Costas, Harold Reynolds, Keith Olbermann, Sy Berger, Topps | Comments (0)
When former Topps executive Sy Berger died on Sunday, the baseball world began reflecting upon a life dedicated to cardboard.
Posted on December 14, 2014 – 1:48 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Industry News | 1952 Topps, baseball cards, Sy Berger, Topps | Comments (3)
A baseball card pioneer has passed.
Posted on December 9, 2014 – 12:08 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Auction Services, Beckett Grading Services, Vintage News | 1952 Topps, Beckett Auctions, Beckett Grading Services, BGS, Mickey Mantle, New York Yankees | Comments (2)
The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle is one of the hobby’s most-coveted cards of the bubble-gum era, an iconic want of Baby Boomers and younger baseball fans alike.
Posted on September 23, 2013 – 1:29 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories, Vintage News | 1952 Topps, Beckett Grading Services, Mickey Mantle, MVG, Topps | Comments (3)
The best Beckett-graded Mick came and went on auction block this past weekend resulting in a big sale.
Posted on August 2, 2013 – 4:41 pm | Author: Dan Good
Baseball, Beckett Updates, Industry News, News Categories, Vintage News | 1952 Topps, 2013 National Sports Collectors Convention, convention, crime, grading, Mickey Mantle, NSCC, stolen mantle, Topps, Yankees | Comments (7)
By Dan Good | Contributing Editor Thieves stole a 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle from a dealer’s case at the National Sports Collectors Convention – and now authorities and fellow dealers are trying to track down the card. Jeff Foy, a dealer with Indianapolis-based Card Country, said he believes a group of three people were likely […]
Posted on March 14, 2013 – 11:56 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories, Pop Culture News | 1952 Topps, Andy Pafko, Brooklyn Dodgers, Bruce Willis, Cop Out, Kevin Smith, Tracy Morgan | Comments (0)
Sometimes, if you watch real closely, you can find real-life baseball cards among the props in movies.
Posted on November 13, 2012 – 9:11 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball, Beckett Updates, News Categories, Vintage News | 1952 Topps, Giancarlo Stanton, Honus Wagner, Jeffrey Loria, Jeffrey Loria trades, Jeffrey Loria trades baseball cards, Josh Johnson, Logan Morrison, Mickey Mantle, Mike Stanton, MLB, T206, Topps, Toronto Blue Jays | Comments (15)
After the Florida Marlins’ latest firesale blockbuster trade, Olds started wondering … what other baseball trades might Jeffrey Loria make?
Posted on May 14, 2012 – 1:32 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, 1992 Bowman, Baseball Hall of Fame, Brian Wilson, Bruce Sutter, Carlos Delgado, Dennis Eckersley, featured, Goose Gossage, Hoyt Wilhelm, Manny Ramirez, Mariano Rivera, Mike Piazza, New York Yankees, Rollie Fingers, Yankees | Comments (11)
It may not look like much, but the baseball card seen here is the most-valuable release in one of the most-important sets of the 1990s.
Posted on March 20, 2012 – 9:17 am | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, 1986-87 Fleer, Eddie Plank, Honus Wagner, Memory Lane Inc., Michael Jordan, T206, tobacco cards | Comments (3)
It’s a Honus Wagner T206 tobacco card, and it headlines Memory Lane Inc.’s Holy Grail Auction, which launches on April 21 and ends on May 5. The opening bid is $550,000.
Posted on December 27, 2011 – 5:06 pm | Author: chrisolds
Baseball | 1952 Topps, 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle, 1984 Donruss, 1984 Topps, 1984 Topps Traded, Beckett Baseball, Cal Ripken Jr., Don Mattingly, Dwight Gooden, Juan Samuel, Kirby Puckett, Roger Clemens | Comments (9)
In December 1984, Beckett Monthly — now, of course, Beckett Baseball — was the only Beckett magazine for sports cards of any kind. You’d be surprised what you found inside.